Dwight Howard Dazzles and Dunks As the Magic Trump the Clippers in Orlando

February 9th, 2011 by Thomas Jarrell Leave a reply »
Dwight Howard put on another spectacular performance as the Orlando Magic trumped the Los Angeles Clippers by a final score of 101-85 at home Tuesday night.

Howard, the one Magic fans affectionately call Superman, provided them with another spectacular performance against the Clippers.

Howard threw down 20 points and collected 22 boards in an effort that allowed the Magic to attain their 33rd win of the season. His 20-point, 20-rebound performance is his fifth of the season and the 31st of his career.

Only Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O'Neal have more 20-point, 20-rebound performances in the last 25 years in the NBA.

Not only did Howard put up dazzling numbers, but he did so with style.

For instance, on one play, Howard set just enough of a pick to allow Magic point guard Jameer Nelson a near open path to the basket, which was followed by Nelson throwing up a handsome lob to Howard, which was finished with authority.

It is plays such as this one that make Howard such an entertaining spectacle to behold. His size and athleticism allow him to seemingly climb invisible ladders over opposing defenses to ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.